Health Care Assistant

Health Care Assistants/Support workers

Number of positions for this role

Full-Time Hours Available – Includes Weekends

Please NOTE we do not offer sponsorship for this role, only HCA’s allowed to do 44 hours per week

Residential Home Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25

CQC Rating: ‘Good’ in all areas 2022

Hourly Rate: £10.42

Experience in a similar role is mandatory


Our Residential Home-based in Southwell, in Nottingham, is a purpose-built 82-bed care home offering a mixture of single and double rooms for residential and dementia care and is set in beautifully landscaped gardens. It’s ideally situated for providing care to those with family in Newark and the nearby towns and villages, as well as Nottingham. We also provide short-term respite care to help families and loved ones take a break from their caring roles.


  • We offer full induction and training
  • 28 days holiday
  • Competitive hourly rate plus enhancements,
  • ‘Auto-Enrolment Work Place Pension scheme and a uniform are provided.
  • This post is subject to DBS & POVA clearance (cost will be met by the employer).

Job Description:

  • Daily care duties include general assistance & personal care such as nutrition and hygiene.
  • Previous experience is preferable but not necessarily required.
  • If you feel like you are a dedicated, compassionate, and caring person, working in the care industry might be for you.
  • We are enthusiastic about helping people learn on the job and achieve qualifications, encouraging all new employees through Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care as soon as they can.


  • Assisting residents with personal care and hygiene, including hand washing and other infection control measures. You will assist them with activities such as dressing, including those with mobility issues, disabilities, and medical conditions.
  • Assisting residents during meal times, keeping residents refreshed and hydrated by providing drinks throughout the day and ensuring that they are offered snacks and nourishment between meals.
  • Assisting the nurses and managers as required, liaising with other members of the team to ensure that residents receive an excellent standard of care.
  • Updating care plans regularly, taking a collaborative approach that ensures the residents’ needs are communicated effectively.
  • Promoting independence and autonomy that allows residents to feel valued for their contribution to society now and in the past, ensuring that choice is offered at all times.
  • Adhering to professional standards, following Company policies and procedures and the regulatory requirements provided by the care quality commissioning group.

Required skills:

  • Good communication skills, with elderly residents, visitors, and other members of staff.
  • You will genuinely want to make a real difference in the lives of our residents.
  • Experience in a similar role is required
  • Flexibility to work shifts.
  • You will demonstrate genuine enthusiasm towards the role and the care sector.
  • The ability to take initiative and to have a positive, can-do attitude is essential.

If you would like to be part of an outstanding and rewarding team, in a company that really cares for its staff and clients, please apply today.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £10.42 per hour

Application question(s):

  • Are you a student? Do you have a skilled worker visa?
  • Do you need sponsorship?


  • care assistant in the UK: 1 year (preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United Kingdom (required)

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